Dr Irwin DeVries has had an extensive career including heading up Thompson Rivers University’s Open Learning Division. Irwin shares what makes him tick, and how the phrase “think student” has shaped his innovation and practice. Irwin is a long-standing advocate of open education and has a rich perspective on technology enhanced learning. He is a recipient of the BCcampus Award for Excellence in Open Education. We talked via Skype.
Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/007-Irwin-DeVries-Final.mp3 | recorded November 2018
Irwin’s online profile: http://wikieducator.org/User:Idevries
Introductory video clip: https://vimeo.com/150959184
Irwin’s blog: http://idevries.com/
Presentation: Advocating for open: The role of learning support professionals in changing practice (with Dr Michelle Harrison) https://www.slideshare.net/IDevries/oer-2017-instructional-design-advocacy
Instructional design open textbook: https://idevries.com/educational-technology-2/rethinking-instructional-design-untextbooks-and-other-crazy-ideas/